invest earlier in both dealing with some of these specific problems, but also in preventing climate change, we're paying. we're paying later, in a sense. but there'll be many more laters, unfortunately, if we don't do anything. after touring the damage for the past four weeks, we are paying later now, and we'll keep paying later. lower manhattan was blacked out for days, 20 million. brooklyn battery tunnel, longest tunnel, had close to 100 million gallons of water in it. totally flooded from one end to the other. unbelievable. who would have thought it? the southern shore of staten island, the rockaways battered. long beach, 35,000 people, every house flooded. seagate, 8,000 people. every house flooded. the rockaways, 100,000 people, most homes flooded.